Axia College Material
Asian Americans According to the U.S. Census Bureau
Organize statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau on Asian American diversity using the matrix below and the Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month: May 2010 document. Use the following directions to locate the document:
• Go to the homepage of the U.S. Census Bureau website: http://www.census.gov/.
• Scroll down to Newsroom.
• Click on Facts for Features.
• Under the 2010 heading, select the document: March 2: Facts for Features: Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month: May 2010 | PDF Version - 130K.
You may also locate the document under the Week 8 Materials tab on your student website.
Statistic 1 of the Cultural Makeup column is provided for your reference. Note: you will find only two statistics to place in the Financial row.
| |Statistic 1 |Statistic 2 |Statistic 3 |
|Cultural Makeup |15.5 million U.S. residents are |2.7 Percentage growth of the Asian |3.62 million Number of Asian of |
| |Asian or Asian in combination |population between 2007 and 2008 |Chinese descent in the U.S in 2008.|
| |with other races. | | |
|Income |11.8% poverty rate for |17.6% Percentage of single-race |. |
| |single-race Asian in 2008 up from|Asians without health insurance | |
| |10.2percent in 2007. |coverage in 2008. | |
|Education |50% The percentage of single-race|85% The percentage of single-race |20% The percentage of single –race |
| |Asian 25 and older...